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A Family Reunification

Today is the 3rd of October, a German national holiday celebrating the country’s reunification in 1990. The pictures we’ve all seen of Germans tearing down the Berlin Wall or crying with joy as they easily cross over into then West … Continue reading

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Hard Work Birthdays

Birthdays are hard work in Germany. Hard work? How can a birthday possibly be hard work? Given it has been a few years since I celebrated a birthday in the States, but I remember friends baking cakes, parents treating me … Continue reading

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You Never Know

It’s impossible to live in Germany and NOT talk about the weather. Wherever you go and with whomever you speak, the first topic of conversation is always the weather, not because Germans like small talk (in fact most Germans are … Continue reading

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